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FREC Level 3 Refresher

Course Overview

The three-day FREC 3 Refresher Course provides the emergency responder with an enhanced level of medical capability to deal with a casualty in a trauma or a medical emergency. The course focuses on the provision of effective trauma management in all environments particularly in a hostile or tactical environment. Training is ideal for those working in VIP protection, close protection, private security and specialist agencies (e.g. Diplomatic Protection) and provides the Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care for the Security Industry Authority (SIA) Licence. 


The FREC 3 Refresher Course is a three day course designed for students wishing to renew their FREC 3 Certificate and/ or First Person on Scene (Intermediate) Certificate. Previous certificate must still be in date.

Entry Criteria

Previous attendance on a FREC 3 or First Person on Scene (Intermediate) within the last three years. Previous certificate must still be in date.

Course Content

As with all Prometheus courses, the emphasis is on short lectures, high instructor to student ratios, supervised practical skill sessions, and scenario-based moulages.  This course covers all of the competencies required for certification as well as training in tactical medical support and a systematic approach to the management of trauma.  The syllabus includes: 

  • Patient assessment 
  • Trauma management 
  • Manage catastrophic bleeding 
  • Assess and manage the patients airway
  • Administer emergency oxygen
  • Manage a patient with injuries to bones, muscles and joints
  • Adult Basic Life Support and AED training 
  • Environmental Emergencies 
  • Minor illness and injury
  • Medical emergencies
  • Triage
  • Casualty evacuation
  • Scenario-based practical skills training interventions


Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care for the security Industry Authority (SIA) Licence. 


Three days


At Prometheus' residential training facility in Hereford, Herefordshire. Bespoke courses also available at a requested venue convenient to you. Lunch is supplied throughout the course. 

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